Latest Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Stories
A team of scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has determined a hierarchical set of criteria that explain how the molecular precursors of gene-regulating small RNAs are sorted by the cellular machinery.
Live cell imaging techniques are driving a revolution in biological research.
A domain of the NR2B subunit of the NMDA receptor is mapped in exquisite detail.
Aggressive tumors lacking p53 protein stop dead in their tracks when p53's sister protein -- TAp63 -- steps in.
A chemical cousin of the common antibiotic tetracycline might be useful in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a currently incurable disease that is the leading genetic cause of death in infants.
The introduction of high-throughput laboratory methods has greatly increased the pace of research into the genetics of complex diseases.
Gene copy number variations of the same region, 16p11.2, are already linked to autism.
Discovery could lead to treatments for learning and memory deficits, particularly Noonan's syndrome.
A research team led by Associate Professor Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D., of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has developed a sensitive and accurate way of identifying gene copy number variations (CNVs).
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